1974 American Airlines Tennis Games

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1974 American Airlines Tennis Games
Date:   March 18 – 24
Edition:   1st
Category:   Non-tour
Draw:   64S/32D
Prize money:   $150,000
Surface:   Hard / Outdoor
Location:   Tucson, Arizona
Champions
Singles
Australia John Newcombe [1]
Doubles
United States Charlie Pasarell / United States Sherwood Stewart [2]
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The 1974 American Airlines Tennis Games was a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the first edition of the tournament, which was a non-tour event i.e. not part of the 1974 Commercial Union Assurance Grand Prix or 1974 World Championship Tennis circuit. The tournament was played in Tucson, Arizona and ran from March 18 through March 24, 1974. First-seeded John Newcombe won the singles title and $25,000 first-prize money.[3][4]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe defeated United States Arthur Ashe 6–3, 7–6

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Charlie Pasarell / United States Sherwood Stewart defeated United States Tom Edlefsen / Spain Manuel Orantes 6–4, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ATP – 1974 Tucson Men's Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. ATP. 
  2. ^ "ATP – 1974 Tucson Men's Doubles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. ATP. 
  3. ^ "Major tennis stars enter rich Airlines tournament". Star-News. Mar 16, 1974. 
  4. ^ "Newcombe solidifies Ashe". The Evening Independent. Mar 25, 1974. 

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